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"fake news"....it's just not tr. true.cbs 58's jacob kittilstad joins us live from waukesha county. jacob? representatives from the campaigns are here...election officials are here... all of them tell me the recount has been moving smoothly in the county. then they look online and see these wild claims that everything is falling apart out here...they just say its frustrating and it doesn't reflect re (-nat. ballot counter-) thousands of ballots pass through the high speed machine... it's new - speeding up the process in waukesha county.... taking an image of each individual ballot. but read this blog - the palmer report - and you'd imagine the room in bedlam. the headline cites an observers accusing officials of ?double-counting? votes for donald trump. the story's been shared more than 15-thousand times. the problem? the entire story hinges on a
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from a completely unverified profile. (nat.) 23;26;48 23;26;48 "none of that's based in reality. i've been in three counties. you have observers from every campaign. you have election workers from the city clerk or the county clerk's office doing their job and you have parties from each campaign there observing. it would be really hard to do something like that." and if you're questioning ?that? assessment because it came from a trump campaign es statement from the wisconsin election commission. ?quote? "we have not received any verified complaints or seen any evidence that would support the unfounded claims made in a facebook post that has been removed without explanation by its author." we reached out to the blogger at the palmer report to ask if he had followed-up on any of accusation before publishing... but he did not respond. people actually in the room say its sad so many people were tricked by the fake news. ) (coenen)"and they're just citizens who want to be part of the process because they're civic-minded and they want to do a good job." (novack)
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hard and the board of canvassers and the primary observers. we have really worked in a very cooperative manner. it hurts. i mean, it's hard to hear that." democrats and green party representatives in the room also said the recount has been moving smoothly... there have been some arguments but nothing ?too serious?. the recount is not complete but the latest tallies show the major candidates losing a handful of votes going into today. trump lost 13...clinton lost 2. live in waukesha... jacob kittilstad michigan's in the second day of its presidential recount even as legal efforts try to stop it.the request for a recount in pennsylvania is still locked up in a court figh. fight.and word today from florida that three voters are suing to force a recount in that state. they believe hillary clinton won the sunshine state, not donald trump...and they blame the outcome on 'malfunctioning machines and hacking.' but lawyers for the plaintiffs aren't holding out much hope that anything will happen before the electoral college
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3 toss to drew drew tonight: variably cloudy. lows in the low 20s. wind chills in the single digits and teens.wednesday: generally cloudy with flurries possible during the day. highs near 28 with wind chills in the teens. wind: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s friday. saturday night into sunday could provide the chance for snow, and this could continue on/off on sunday, perhaps with accumulation. 3 tonight: variably cloudy.
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chills in the single digits and teens.wednesday: generally cloudy with flurries possible during the day. highs near 28 with wind chills in the teens. wind: nw 5-15 mph.week ahead: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s friday. saturday night into sunday could provide the chance for sn on/off on sunday, perhaps with accumulation. new at five -- three people charged in the death of woman this weekend in dodge county. laverne ware junior is charged with hiding a corpse.. his mother, majorie jones and her boyfirned vernon mickey are both charged with aiding a felon.according to the criminal complaint, mickey called 911 on sunday when he saw blood dripping from ware's truck inside a garage.the body inside was identified as
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his ?cousin?. we're still reading through the ten page complaint.. look for more details coming up tonight on the cbs 58 news at nine on w-m-l-w "the m" and the cbs 58 news at 10. 3 a murder suspect is in custody after a standoff in a milwaukee neighborhood.police were searching for that suspect near 13th and burleigh late this morning and when the occupants of a house refused to come out, a tactical unit was called to the scene. after about two hours, the suspect, a 19-year old man, surrendered without incident. cbs 58 also observed several dogs taken out and loaded into a madacc truck., police aren't releasing any more details yet. 3 a greenfield man will complete a year in the house of correction for firing shots at a teenage neighbor. jeffrey gleason was sentenced today on a charge of recklessly endangering safety. according to the criminal complaint, the teenager was setting off
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and he said he was just trying to scare him. today a judge ordered gleason to serve 7-months on top of the five he's already served. 3 do you recognize this man? milwaukee police have released surveillance video from a robbery yesterday at the jimmy johns sandwich shop at 15th and wells...that's near marquette in fact it prompted a safety alert on campus. police say the man implied he had a weapon, demanded money and left on foot.he's about 6-feet tall, in his 40s, with prescription glasses. he was wearing a pea coat with a scarf.if yove information contact milwaukee police. 3 and no word yet on the condition of a 33-year old greenfield man after his car collided with a semi truck last night at highway 100 and morgan. that driver was trapped in the wreckage...and taken to the hospital after crews got him out. the truck driver stayed at the scene...he was not hurt. most people would agree, wisconsin's roads could use some improvement.but in madison, majority republicans can't seem to agree on how to raise the money to ?fix? our ro. roads.
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republicans say there are two options to pay for roads. borrow and use taxpayer money to pay interest later.or raise taxes and fees on wisconsin taxpayers.republican lawmakers are becoming divded over these two options. 3 the head of the state's department of transportation sat in front of an assembly commite hours today answering for his administration's budget propsal."the governor has made a determination that this is not the right time to raise taxes and fees on wisconsin families and businesses." assembly republican leaders say the proposal could make things worse in the state and want to look for new ways to pay for roads. "gas tax increase tolling registration fee increase." "this is not something i'm excited about but we should consider all our options." assembly leaders say the
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paid for now. and don't like walker's idea of borrowing money.assembly majority leader jim steineke says some type of fee increase now is actually the more conservative option because walker's plan will cost taxpayers more in the long run. run."i think there will be significant delays under governor walker's plan at least two years on some projects and more on others. throughout the state not just the zoo interchange it's not just these big projects in milwaukee." a few republican senators are standing by walker in oppopsing a gas tax increase saying wisconsin already has one of the highest gas taxes in the country.live in madisondavid adecbs 58 news. the holiday train is making more stops in the milwaukee area tonight. tonight. this is a live look at the harwood avenue crossing in wauwatosa's central village area. the canadian pacific holiday train pulled in a few minutes ago....it's christmas lights all aglow.
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should go until about 5-30. the train has stops later tonight in hartland, watertown and columbus. if you're going, please bring along some food for the hunger task force. 3 next at five, only on cbs 58, the head of a kenosha health center goes on camera to address serious questions about the care provided there. 3 and the milwaukee brewers pick up a new player in a trade at the baseball meetings. scott grodsky will tell us who's coming...and who's going coming up in sports. stay with us. 3"reopen" "reopen"
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now to a cbs 58 news exclusive. kenosha's common
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government to investigate a local health center. center.for months, the city has tried to get answers about how tax dollars were being spent there, tonight, the center's executive director speaks for the first time on camera since the council requested that federal probe.and she's talking ?only? to our lindsey branwall... lindsey. the city council took this action last night, they'll took this action last night, they'll be but the health city just heard their side fo the story. story.their side fo the city just heard their side fo the story. alderman kevin matthewson says the problems started last summer summer"this summer is when we made the unnoficial request to come and talk about concerns." the city of kenosha helped get the center tax dollars, but became concerned when they heard the center was expanding elsewhere, and then laid off
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many months of not getting any answers or call back. then we sent the official resolution early november. a month went by. last night we passed this resolution" mary coffey is the kenosha community health center's executive director, and says they've tried to address concerns, concerns,"we invited them here, then they felt they couldn't come because it would be an open meeting here. maybe a couple people could come so we talk about what the issues were... it just didn't seem to work out,"he many things that are operational that we are not allowed to discuss because we are a private corporation, not a part of open meetings act." the common council tried to serve coffey with a legal summons to attend a public council meeting.but after no communication between the two, the council voted. asking the federal health resources and services administration to review the center's management and quality of care"some of the complaints are long wait times, not able to get appointments, several hygeinists were laid off"now she's worried the patients have gotten the wrong idea, after this has played out publicly."i don't want the patients to be scared. they're hearing all sorts of things, they can't get in, there's of things, they hearing all sorts scared. they're patients to be "i don't want the publicly. played out publicly."i don't want the patients to be scared. they're hearing all sorts of things, they can't get in, there's poor care. the
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was one of the best across the nation" the executive director says the health center just went through a routine federal investigation, and they got an excellent reviewkeep in mind, the common council voted last night to request a federal investigation.but the letters have not been sent to the federal agency yet. reporting live in kenosha, lindsey branwall cbs 58 news. a new front opened today in wisconsin's war against prescription drug abuse. abuse. for the next few weeks, you'll see this message on billboards in talk to kids about the dangers of misusing prescription painkillers. it's a team effort against an epidemic of abuse. the team includes cvs health, the law firm of hupy and abraham and the u-s drug enforcement administration. "the billboard campaign is a way to reach everyone in southeast wisconsin over an 8 week period in five counties and 20 billboards to raise awareness in a huge way. in short, to try to save lives."
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the start of a new program that offers special postage-paid envelopes at cvs stores which can be used to mail in unused or unwanted prescription drugs. 3 3 3 tonight: variably cloudy. lows in the low 20s. wind chills in the single digits and teens. wednesday: generally cloudy with flurries possible during the day. highs near wind chills in the teens. wind: nw 5-15 mph.week ahead: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s friday. saturday night into sunday could provide the chance for snow, and this could continue on/off on sunday, perhaps with
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wind chills in the single digits and teens.wednesday: generally cloudy with flurries possible during the day. highs near 28 with wind chills in the teens. wind: nw 5-15 mph. week ahead: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s friday. saturday night into sunday could chance for snow, and this could continue on/off on sunday, perhaps with accumulation. 3 tonight: variably cloudy. lows in the low 20s. wind chills in the single digits and teens.wednesday: generally
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during the day. highs near 28 with wind chills in the teens. wind: nw 5-15 mph.week ahead: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s friday. saturday night into sunday could provide the chance for snow, and this could continue on/off on sunday, perhaps with accumulation. cloudy. lows in the low 20s. wind chills in the single digits and teens.wednesday: generally cloudy with flurries possible during the day. highs near 28 with wind chills in the teens. wind: nw 5-15 mph. week ahead: another chance for snow flurries on thursday. dry and chilly with low 20s
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sunday could provide the chance for snow, and this could continue on/off on sunday, perhaps with accumulation. christmas is the season for giving...and cbs 58 is again teaming up with steinhafel's and the salvation army to do just that. that. "everybody should have something under the tree for christmas, it's kind of a universal experience." experience." and you can help families struggling to put something under the tree by donating to the salvation army's toy shop program. just drop a toy in one of the bins at any steinhafel's location. those army and then local agencies will refer families who can pick up toys for their kids at the army's toy shop.last year, the toy drive helped almost 15-hundred kids have a merrier christmas in milwaukee county. scott's here to tell us about the brewers first big trade of off-season.... ... ... this is what happens in a this
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rebuilding era....milwaukee traded a rising player in the prime of his career....find
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braun.......is still a brewer.....but milwaukee did make their first big move of the winter meetings sending reliever tyler thornburg to bos. boston....thornburg's been
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improved each season peaking with a 2.15 e-r-a last year.....thornburg served as the brewers closer after they traded jeremy jeffress..... milwaukee got a pretty good haul for trading a player in the prime of his career with three players coming to miller park...third baseman travis shaw headlines the deal....the 26 year old platooned a bit last season finishing with 16 home runs and 71 r-b-i's in 145 games...the brewers also add mauricio dubon, a 22 year olor a career .306 hitting in the minors most recently tearing it up at the double a level....fast ball specialist josh pennington rounds out the deal along with a player to be named later or cash... shaw and thorburg went to twitter after the news.....the brewers new third baseman says he is excited for the next chapter in his career while thornburg thanked the team and fans for the last seven years....based on what g-m david stearns said
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stearns: "it's always challenging to trade major league players, especially ones who were as productive as tyler was for us this past season. but we are really excited about the players we are getting. including one who we expect to impact the major league team immediately." busy day for the red sox...they also made a blockbuster deal trading prospects for white sox superstar chris sale.....sale's been top six in cy young voting all five seasons he has been a starting pitcher... the packers started the season without mike pennel and they'll have to fi without the defensive lineman....pennel has agreed to a four game suspension for violating the n-f-l's substance abuse policy...it's the same reason he was suspended for the first four games of the year...he has seven tackles and one pass breakup this season... moral victories are a tricky thing in sports...they are meaningless in the standings....but at the same time they can "mean" a lot to a young, upcoming team like the bucks...milwaukee took san antonio to the brink last night losing 97-96....here's
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3 3 brogdon: "the spurs are a great team, great organization. we realized tonight that we can play with great teams, but we have to finish games. we have to sure up things at the end of the game."teletovic: "offensively and defensively everybody did their part. if we play the way we played i think we can beat anybody." sad news in the football world today....former heisman trophy winner rashaan salaam has died at 42 years old....salaam was a first round pick for the played with the packers
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3 one more look at pacific holiday train, live in wauwatosa. they're wrapping up there...and the train will head for hartland and
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>> pelley: air force none. the president-elect says cancel the order for new presidential planes. they're too expensive. >> we want boeing to make a lot of money, but not that much money. >> pelley: also tonight, the killer of former n.f.l. player manslaughter announced at a bizarre news conference. >> reporter: sheriff, can you explain why you felt the need to read some of those foul comments? >> pelley: getting less than seven hours' sleep sharply increases a driver's risk of an accident. and a most-fitting tribute to

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